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The News Tribune

1950 So State St
Tacoma , WA
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Sports Clerk

The News Tribune
Tacoma, WA Full-time
Posted on May 7, 2019

$12.00 / HR

The Sports Clerk is responsible for collecting and editing sports information for use online and in print. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for taking phone-in and email results from local high schools, colleges and inputting it into the database
  • Compile, code and layout the Scoreboard page using CCI and AP wires
  • Write short recaps of local results for publication using proper AP and TNT style and formatting
  • Input team and sport schedules to the database
  • Assist in compiling records and statistics from area high schools
  • Compile TV Log through various sources
  • Compile calendars for the weekly entertainment section.
  • Nights and weekends are required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Sports Editor or the Prep Editor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Advanced knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word, Excel and internet research
  • Strong written, verbal communication, editing skills with extremely accurate keyboarding.
  • Accustomed to working in an environment where workflow and activities are documented in technology tools.
  • Professional and able to present outstanding and positive image for company with speech, behavior, action and communication.
  • Ability to handle high volume and deadline pressure every day; work with interruptions and in a non-private environment.
  • Able to constantly re-prioritize and handle multiple tasks at one time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) to two (2) years experience in a fast-paced office environment is preferred.
  • One (1) to two (2) years experience writing or journalism

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES REQUIRED:

  • High school or equivalency with office training